Telbivudine Tablet Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Head Pain
  • Low Energy
  • Stomach Cramps
  • Throat Irritation

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Skin Rash
  • Fever
  • Increased Creatine Kinase Levels
  • Joint Pain
  • Pain Of The Esophagus

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Cough
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty Sleeping
  • Dizziness
  • Indigestion
  • Muscle Pain
  • Nausea
  • Swelling Of The Abdomen

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Condition With Muscle Tissue Breakdown Called Rhabdomyolysis
  • A Disease With Shrinking And Weaker Muscles Called Myopathy
  • A Painful Condition That Affects The Nerves In The Legs And Arms Called Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Backache
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Enlarged Fatty Liver
  • High Amount Of Bilirubin In The Blood
  • Increased Blood Acidity Due To High Levels Of Lactic Acid
  • Kidney Failure
  • Liver Failure
  • Low Levels Of A Type Of White Blood Cell Called Neutrophils
  • Muscle Inflammation
  • Pancreatitis

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Numbness
  • Numbness And Tingling

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